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4 Ways to Increase Your Home's Value

Get the space you dream of or a return on your investment (or both) with these tips
Posted by Anna Jotham on July 08, 2019 in  Home Improvement
Get the space you dream of or a return on your investment (or both) with these tips.Whether you’re ready to make your home your own or hoping to get a return on your investment, there are several ways to increase your home’s value. Some are relatively simple while others require a greater investment of time and money. To help you along the way, we’ve compiled some of the best things you can do to up your property value. All you need to do is bring the budget and the elbow grease. Increase your pro... read more

5 Home Renovation Lies Perpetuated by DIY Television

Revealing the truths of home renovation and house flipping
Posted by Anna Jotham on July 08, 2019 in  Home Improvement
Revealing the truths of home renovation and house flipping We hate to burst your bubble, but it’s time the truth came out. Not all of home renovation is as it seems on reality television. Shocking, right?   You can’t blame us for believing. After all, reality television makes it all look so easy to find and flip a fixer upper. Renovations go off without a hitch. It nearly always comes in under budget. And in the end, everything looks amazing, like a picture in a magazine. But the truth of the matt... read more
Bathroom fix-ups remain a top home improvement project for many home buyers. In fact, statistics from the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) indicate that nearly 60 percent of home owners are targeting the master bathroom for their remodel.It’s a smart investment, too. According to NAR, "homeowners who take on remodeling projects gain equity and more resale value in their home."But what if you don’t have $20,000 to spend on adding a complete new bathroom? Renovations can be worthwhile, increas... read more

Where Should I Invest My Home Improvement Dollars?

Posted by Mikayla Zimmerman on January 17, 2019 in  Home Improvement
I have $500 to spend on my home before I put it on the market. Where should I invest it?Homeowners are often surprised at what some minor improvements can do to increase appeal as well as value to prospective buyers. Even $500 can go a long way. But the best way to invest it will vary from home to home.The best advice is to take a critical look at your home and ask yourself where does it show the most wear? Is it outside or inside? Is it underneath or overhead? The majority of homeowners usually find that $500 is b... read more
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